Standing Committees

The Presbytery of Northern New York opperates through the work of several standing committees.  Committee appointments are for 3 year terms and may be served for two consecutive terms, with the exception of the Permanent Judicial Committee whose terms are for 6 year terms and require a 4 year break between terms.

COMMISSION ON MINISTRY

  • COM Leadership Team/Tri-Chairs:
  • Don Haight (Adk/Champlain Region)
  • Rev. Rich Hinkle (Upper St. Lawrence Region)
  • Rev. Leonard Sponaugle (Lower St. Lawrence Region)
  • Rae Louise Tae
  • Rev. Marty Weitz
  • Rev. Marti Montovani
  • Henny Chapman
  • Barb Gachowski
  • Pam Martin 
  • Rev. Sarah Lee

PREPARATION FOR MINISTRY

  • Rev. Tim Luoma, Chair
  • Rev. Betsy Westman
  • Carrie Demers
  • Carolyn Hinkle
  • Rev. Katrina Hebb
  • Diane Thoma-Cummings
  • Rev. Ken Parker

PERSONNEL

  • Rev. Elizabeth Moses, Chair 
  • Rob Meisenheimer
  • Betsy Brooks

NOMINATING

  • Connie Martin, Chair 
  • Melba Jean Ellingsworth
  • Rev. Laurena Will

FINANCIAL OVERSIGHT

  • Rev. Joann White
  • Bill Arps
  • Bill Young
  • Mary McGreevy

BILLS AND OVERTURES [GA COMMISSIONERS]

  • Linya Bell
  • Lori Danielson

PERMANENT JUDICIAL COMMISSION

  • Don Haight (2020)
  • Rev. Michael Catanzaro (2022)
  • Rae Louise Tate (2022)
  • Chair elected if/when convened

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